Anime and manga icons Kazuki Takahashi is said to have died at the age of 60.
Fans around the world pay tribute to the most well-known and respected artists for creating popular artists. Series Yu-Gi-Oh.
Who was Kazuki Takahashi, the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!
Kazuki Takahashi was a Japanese manga artist and game creator.
His late 60s began to complete his craft in 1982, before getting his first famous work at Fighting Hawk in 1990.
Despite his efforts, the creator was unsuccessful until in 1996 when he created his infamous cartoon series Yu-Gi-Oh!
The enthusiasm for the adorable character Yugi Mutou led to Kazuki, who wrote the series and drew the illustrations, and was internationally recognized.
His success also led to a series of spin-offs, which secured an estimated net worth of $ 20 million.
Faithful to his technique, Kazuki was known for his love of games and manga.
His dog, Taro, inspired the character of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading card game, Shiba Warrior Taro.
What was the cause of his death?
According to media reports, the Japanese Coast Guard discovered that Kazuki's body was "drifting prone in the sea about 300 meters off Awa, Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture."
It is said that the corpse was found to be "floating in shallow water" and sports "snorkeling equipment" by a passing boat.
Many are beginning to speculate that an infamous artist was involved in an accident while exploring water.
Police and the Coast Guard are investigating the case.
One fan wrote in a tweet: 34} "Your passion was shining.
Another addition:" Artist's monster, one of the most iconic anime in history, and one of my favorites. .
"Peaceful Kazuki Takahashi"